Pet Aftercare in Asheville, North Carolina

Choices for pet aftercare include home burial, burial at a location other than your home, communal or individual cremation.

Home Burial:

You can bury your pet at home according with local town ordinances. It is recommended your pet be buried at a depth of four feet away from any water sources or drainage.


Transportation for crematory services will be provided by 4 Paws Farewell free of charge. It is not necessary to arrange for cremation prior to your home euthanasia appointment. We are honored to be working with Peaceful Paws Pet Cremations.  Payment for both cremation and home euthanasia is due at the time of service.

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More info about Peaceful Paws Pet Cremations

Peaceful Paws Pet cremations is a family owned and operated pet cremation service in beautiful Sylva, North Carolina. They have been serving Western North Carolina since 2016. Their goal is to treat your family with respect and compassion during this difficult time and to give your beloved pet the same dignity and respect in death as they were given in life. They take great pride in honoring sweet pets throughout the entire cremation process. We are proud to be working with such a diligent, thoughtful, and caring cremation service.

For additional information or questions, please contact them directly at 828-507-2276 or visit their website.

Communal Cremation:

Pets cremated communally have their ashes scattered in a memorial garden at Peaceful Paws Pet Cremations. Pictures of the memorial garden at Peaceful Paws are depicted below.

Private Cremation:

Ashes of pets who are cremated individually are returned after the cremation process. Pet ashes are available in approximately two weeks after your home euthanasia visit.

Ashes are returned in the wooden urn below